Sustainable activewear is a growing market in Korea. Sublime interviews founders of Ekopado, Lisa Yun and Benedikt Birner about their goals to inspire responsible consumerism and encourage an active lifestyle.
Shepherding: a 12,000-year-old pastoral practice, what has it to do with fashion? The 'nomad look', tanned, windswept, touched by nature, confident in the landscape. Shepherds invented 'layering'; early morning cold, loose layers to shed, as the day warms. Layering up for evening cold with local natural fibres and leather, dyed with earth colours.
Conversations around unsustainable fashion consumption have become a hot topic over the past few years. With the average garment worn only 10 times before being thrown away, the speed and relentlessness of fashion trend forecasting has given rise to an unquenchable thirst for ‘new’.
Sustainability consultant Dan Pontarlier has been campaigning in the world of fashion for 15 years. Sublime delves deeper into his new book, the story behind it, and its potential for creating real change in the industry
Iceland has utilised green energy for decades, harnessing geothermal power for the nations heating source and generating electricity for the national grid. It will come as no surprise that Iceland has been supporting innovation in sustainable industries long before it became relevant, and the fashion industry is no exception.